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Open source under the lens of an intellectual property lawyer

Jen Wike

Have you ever wondered what, from a business perspective, the world of sharing, free, and open source looks like to a lawyer?Challenging! Chaotic? Creative.

Pam Chestek is an intellectual property lawyer. In this interview she shares with me what caused her to challenge traditional wisdom back in law school, the kind of chaos involved in analyzing free and open source software through the lens of the law, and how creativity is at the heart of it all.

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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    Interesting info. Definitely stuff that more start-ups needs to be thinking about. It's almost as if every business should have an intellectual property lawyer.